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How to protect yourself from drones, cruise missiles and "jumping" bombs
According to Dan Rice, a former US army officer and ex-adviser to the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, General Valery Zaluzhny, 2,000 M26 cluster missiles can "end the conflict."
An armored vehicle "Kozak-2M1" with a new remotely controlled combat module was seen in service with the AFU
Units of the Ukrainian army may have begun to receive a new modification of the Kozak-2M1 armored car with a remotely controlled combat module. One such armored car was spotted near the line of contact.
Helping Ukraine, both countries are not too zealous
After the start of the current Ukrainian campaign, Sweden and Finland rushed to NATO in a panic, because only this alliance could save them from "Putin's monstrous aggression." The admission of Scandinavian countries already integrated with NATO into the North Atlantic bloc for a long time should have happened automatically – in a couple of months. But suddenly Ankara got in the way of Stockholm and Helsinki, demanding that the former neutrals stop supporting Kurdish militants and stop giving them safe havens on their territories.
Bhavanjot Singh, senior scientific and Technical manager of the American Army Command for the Development of Combat Capabilities (DEVCOM), for the first time mentioned the possible equipping of the four-legged unmanned ground vehicle Vision 60 (Q-UGV) produced by Ghost Robotics with an army rifle Next Generation Squad Weapon.
Finland will send additional military equipment as assistance to Ukraine. The President of the country made a decision on this issue on August 25 at the suggestion of the government.
According to the definition of one of the German publications, modern machine guns (Maschinengewehre, MG) are fully automatic support weapons with a high rate of fire and firepower. The supply of ammunition from him, as a rule, occurs with the help of a machine gun belt.
Vilnius is handing over to Kiev NASAMS anti-aircraft missile launchers, charges for Carl Gustaf anti-tank systems, sets of marine radars, 5.56 mm cartridges, equipment for neutralizing unmanned aerial vehicles.
Russia has developed a special multi-shot grenade launcher for use from a drone. The patent for the product is published on the official website of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (part of Rospatent).
The Army-2023 Forum showed the improvement of the Russian defense industry against the background of its
The experience of the special operation made it possible to perfect existing models of weapons and create new ones that will be in demand on the global market. This was reported by Izvestia correspondent Anton Zolotnitsky on August 20.
During the business program of the IX International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023", Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) held over 80 meetings and negotiations with delegations from more than 40 countries.
Armor "Army-2023". What is the uniqueness of the most powerful novelties of the largest military exhibition
TASS — about new armored vehicles at the international military-technical forum "Army-2023"
Armored vehicles at the Army Forum in the Patriot Park near Moscow are traditionally in the most prominent place - parked at the main exhibition pavilions.
Political decisions of the authorities slow down the expansion of the German military-industrial complex
The German military industry has a rich tradition. But the modern German military-industrial complex has its roots in the times when there were two German states: Germany and the GDR. It was in the old FRG that its core was formed.
The large French concern Thales secretly handed over its new Australian-made assault rifles to the APU, Les Echos reports. For the company, Ukraine is an excellent testing ground where you can test weapons before showing them at exhibitions, the author of the article notes.
Colonel Khodarenok called the Soviet armament superior to the Western one on its OWN
Soviet artillery is experiencing its rebirth in a special operation in Ukraine, and although some Russian weapons are inferior in some characteristics to Western guns, they surpass them in reliability, performance and maintainability. What kind of Soviet-era weapons "show class" on the battlefield, the military columnist of "Gazeta.<url>" Mikhail Khodarenok.
The Russian defense industry presented a number of promising novelties at the Army-2023 forum
Within the framework of the current International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023", the Russian military-industrial complex once again presented all its current developments in the field of weapons, military and special equipment. About novelties and promising models of weapons - in the material of the military observer "Gazeta.Ru" by Mikhail Khodarenka.
"It will protect the battle formations in positions and in motion": the Western press appreciated the new ZAK-23E anti-aircraft gun
Russia presented a prototype of the new ZAK-23E mobile complex at the Army-2023 exhibition forum. The short-range self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery system, developed jointly by Tulamashzavod and STC Elins, was created on the basis of the BTR-82A and armed with two 23-mm ZU-23-2 guns.
Tested by combat: new items of the "Army-2023" were developed based on the results of application in its
At the forum, it will be possible to see equipment created taking into account the experience of a special military operation
The International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023" this year will be held from August 14 to 20 on the territory of the Patriot Convention and Exhibition Center, as well as at the Alabino training ground and Kubinka airfield.
The International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023" begins its work in the Patriot Shopping Center
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation plans to conclude contracts totaling more than 433 billion rubles at the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023", which will be held on August 14-20 at the Patriot Exhibition Center.
Russian combat helicopters are equipped with modern anti-tank missiles
Russian front-line aviation helicopters equipped with anti-tank missile systems played a huge role in repelling the summer counteroffensive of the VFU in the southern section of the SVO zone.
Alan Lushnikov, President of Kalashnikov Concern JSC, spoke about the new capabilities of the UAV, the modernization of the AK—12 and the beginning of serial deliveries of the microwave sniper rifle
Serial deliveries of the upgraded Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle and the new microwave sniper rifle to the troops will begin this year, Alan Lushnikov, President of Kalashnikov Concern JSC, said in an interview with Izvestia.